February 11, 2022 | njspotlightnews.org
Given the chance to weigh in on the major parties’ proposals for new legislative districts for the first time in history, New Jerseyans had a lot to say Wednesday (2/9).
They urged tweaks to allow them to keep their current representatives and they chided one party or the other for playing politics by moving their towns into a different district or boxing out their senators and Assembly members.
NJ SEED: The public is rightly interested about to what districts they will be assigned and how they are likely to be represented. Redistricting is important to all citizens. Judging by the comments the members of the public are just as disparate in their designs as are the representatives on the redistricting commission. Is there a better way to do this?